• View from Battery DeGolyer

    Vicksburg

    National Military Park Mississippi

18th Missouri Infantry [Mounted]

No Marker Placed

No Marker Placed

This unit was attached to the Unattached Infantry Brigade, of Brig. Gen. Grenville M. Dodge's 2d Division, Maj. Gen. Richard J. Oglesby's Left Wing, XVI Army Corps, District of Corinth, and commanded by Col. Madison Miller. [Refer to Edwin Bearss' The Vicksburg Campaign, Volume III, page 1141.]

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USS Cairo ca. 1862

The USS Cairo was only in service for 11 months before making history as the first U.S. marine vessel to be sunk by an electronically detonated mine.